Marin Voice: Looking for answers to Marin's higher melanoma rate
For Marin women ages 65 and older, incidence for melanoma was 121 percent higher than the California rate, which means approximately 29 out of 20,000 women over the age of 65 will develop melanoma in Marin, versus the statewide rate of approximately ...
Marin Independent Journal - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:22

Breast cancer awareness about more than pink merchandise
Daily Herald - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:03

Southern California's Pink Dragons to compete in boat festival
LA Daily News - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:00

Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Reduce Chances of Breast Cancer
WOWT - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:52

Cancer survivors the real stars at Pink Football Game
Ravalli Republic - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:41

Teen battles Stage 4 melanoma
HE IS JUST 17 YEARS OLD AND DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE FOUR MELANOMA. IT WAS JUST A MOLE THAT ANNOYED ME. STRIKES ANYONE AT ANY AGE. YOU THINK OF MELANOMA AS OLD PERSON'S CANCER. TONIGHT LOCAL TEEN SHARES ...
WDIV Detroit - Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:07



Chemical signal gives melanoma cancer cells a 'green light' to spread
This is especially true in melanoma, a skin cancer that can be difficult to treat – particularly if it's diagnosed at a more advanced stage. Melanoma rates are five times higher than they were 40 years ago, with more than 13,000 people diagnosed each ...
The Guardian (blog) - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00

Melanoma Cells: A Fatal Attraction to LPA
PLoS Blogs (blog) - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:20

Melanoma cells create own 'green light' signal to spread in the body
News-Medical.net - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:33

A Chemical 'Breadcrumb Trail' Helps Melanoma Spread
Scicasts (press release) (registration) (blog) - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:26

TERT Promoter Mutations Common in Melanoma
Prior research had identified frequent mutations in the promoter region of the TERT gene in melanoma, as well as bladder cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, thyroid cancer, and types of gliomas. This study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer ...
Cancer Network - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:00



Young Longport woman leaves legacy with Melanoma Foundation
Tara Miller family. The Miller family at a fundraising event for the Tara Miller Melanoma Foundation. From left, Lauren, Debbie, Tara, George and Kristi. MILLER, TARA L. Related Stories. Related: MILLER, TARA L. Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 7:15 pm.
Press of Atlantic City - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:15



Trend toward earlier treatment of uveal melanoma observed
CHICAGO — “Despite identification of risk factors, many ophthalmologists still observe borderline lesions, waiting for growth before initiating treatment of uveal melanomas,” Jerry A. Shields, MD, said in his delivery of the Charles L. Schepens, MD ...
Healio - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:27

Research shows cure for posterior uveal melanoma not far from reach
ModernMedicine - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:02



Promising new approaches offer hope for melanoma patients
Other T-cell therapies work similarly, but what distinguishes TIL is that it uses only T cells that have already attached themselves to the patient's melanoma and show signs of being able to fight it. In melanoma patients, not all of them do, since the ...
The Seattle Times - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:06

Melanoma, Breast Cancer Immunotherapy-Radiation Combination Therapy ...
Radiation Therapy News - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:26



Nivolumab superior to chemotherapy in metastatic melanoma
Nivolumab induced a greater rate of overall response than chemotherapy in patients with metastatic melanoma who progressed on or after anti-CTLA–4 therapy or treatment with BRAF inhibitors, according to phase 3 study results presented at the European ...
Healio - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:41

Investigational nivolumab beats chemo in pretreated advanced melanoma
The Oncology Report - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:37

New Melanoma Drug Gets FDA Approval
Empowered News - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:41


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